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Ross Burkhart Quoted by Political Fact Checking Resource

Portrait of Ross Burkhart

Ross Burkhart, a political science professor in the School of Public Service, was cited in an article published by PolitiFact, a news service that assesses the accuracy of statements by public officials.

This article, “Donald Trump’s tariffs on China don’t hurt Americans, top Trump adviser says. That’ Pants on Fire,” assesses various statements about trade made by President Trump and his chief trade advisor, Peter Navarro.

In it, Burkhart noted that there was no evidence of prices being cut in the U.S. on the scale of the tariffs that the U.S. has imposed on China, contrary to President Trump’s assertion.